Tractor accident claims life of Westlake man

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal accident that claimed the life of a Westlake man on Monday morning.

The CPSO responded to the scene off of North Perkins Ferry Road in Moss Bluff around 9:30 a.m. Monday.

Reportedly, 70-year old James Goolsby of Westlake was operating the tractor at a dirt pit when it overturned, pinning him underneath the tractor.

Goolsby was pronounced dead at the scene.

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